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Prom Dress Advertising in Paid Search: Rent The Runway vs. Retailers; JJ’s House Leads All in Text Ads & Product Listing Ads

From prom to weddings, men have long been accustomed to renting formalwear for special occasions. But for women, purchasing a prom or wedding dress is far more the norm—or at least it has been.

In what may be another example of a traditional industry being ‘disrupted’, AdGooroo found Rent the Runway, which rents designer dresses and accessories for a variety of occasions, capturing a significant portion of clicks and impressions on popular prom dress keywords this spring, including ‘prom dresses’, ‘plus size prom dresses’, ‘cheap prom dresses’ and ‘short prom dresses’.

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University of Phoenix Leads Online Education Advertisers in Paid Search

Driven by for-profit schools, education is a robust category in paid search advertising, accounting for an average of $1.2 billion per year on U.S. Google from 2014 through 2016, according to AdGooroo data.

Of this total, nearly one quarter of total spend (24%) came from the online education subcategory, through which students take courses from their computer exclusively rather than attend class in person at a brick-and-mortar school.

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Personal Loan Advertising Spend in Paid Search Jumps 101%; SoFi Leads the Field in Performance

The money lending industry has seen major changes in the post-Great Recession years with the rise of online lending sites that enable borrowers to avoid traditional banks.

In the first of a two-part series on online lenders, AdGooroo has examined paid search advertising for personal loans, a staple of the online lending industry, which are taken out by consumers to pay off credit cards, consolidate debt and make home improvements, among other purposes.

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FTD Sites Top Flowers & Gifts in Paid Search Advertising This Mother’s Day